Fats Bear Week Reside Occasions 2021

Rejoice the success of Brooks River’s world-famous bears throughout Fats Bear Week. Your vote decides which bear will likely be topped the fattest of the yr. Nationwide Park Service rangers and discover.org’s resident naturalist Mike Fitz are internet hosting many dwell occasions to assist inform your vote. Watch the bears day-after-day on discover.org.

Fats Bear Junior

For these younger and maturing bears, it’s win and also you’re in! Throughout this warm-up occasion for Fats Bear Week, you select the cub who will compete within the annual Fats Bear Week match. Be part of the bracket reveal with Mike Fitz from discover.org and Katmai Nationwide Park ranger Naomi Boak throughout a dwell play-by-play on Monday, September 20 at 7 p.m. Jap / 4 p.m. Pacific. The Fats Bear Junior vote takes place September 23 – 24 on fatbearweek.org. 

Fats Bear Week within the Classroom

We invite lecturers to take bearcam into the classroom and contemplate the alternative ways by which bears discover success in Katmai’s difficult surroundings. Ranger Lian Legislation from Katmai Nationwide Park and discover.org’s resident naturalist Mike Fitz will document a particular broadcast to reply your college students’ questions. Study extra about how your class can take part. Questions are due by September 28. The recorded broadcast premieres on October 4 at 2 p.m. Jap / 11 a.m. Pacific on the Discover Reside Nature Cams YouTube channel.

Fats Bear Week Reside Chats

Discover these occasions on the Brooks Reside Chat channel. And, in case you miss any of our dwell chats, you’ll find the replays on our Bears and Bison YouTube channel.

  • Fats Bear Week Bracket Reveal

September 27 at 7 p.m. Jap / 4 p.m. Pacific

The street to Fats Bear Week greatness started months in the past. After a summer-long effort, brown bears at Brooks River in Katmai Nationwide Park have reached peak fats. How did they do it and what challenges did they face alongside the way in which? These are a few the questions that discover.org’s resident naturalist Mike Fitz and Katmai Nationwide Park rangers Naomi Boak and Lian Legislation will reply as they reveal the contenders and the bracket for the 2021 Fats Bear Week match.

September 29 at 7 p.m. Jap / 4 p.m. Pacific

Winter comes rapidly in Katmai and bears should get fats to outlive it. Fats is the gasoline that powers their skill to endure winter hibernation in addition to the important thing to their reproductive success. Study extra concerning the significance of fats within the survival of the Fats Bear Week contestants with discover.org’s resident naturalist Mike Fitz and Katmai Nationwide Park rangers Naomi Boak and Lian Legislation.

  • A Very Fats Bear Play-by-Play

October 4 at 7 p.m. Jap / 4 p.m. Pacific

A favourite of rangers and bearcam followers alike, play-by-plays are dwell occasions when rangers and different consultants narrate the bear and salmon exercise at Brooks River. It’s a possibility to be taught extra concerning the particular person bears on the cams and the way they survive.

October 5 at 7 p.m. Jap / 4 p.m. Pacific

Within the match of champions that’s Fats Bear Week, the merely pudgy bears have been winnowed away. The really fattest are left standing. On Fats Bear Tuesday we conclude one other titanic Fats Bear Week, and the 2 finalists are quintessential examples of success and the supreme diversifications that bears possess to outlive. Discover the lives of the 2 last contestants with discover.org’s resident naturalist Mike Fitz and Katmai Nationwide Park rangers Naomi Boak and Lian Legislation.

Reside Q&As

Chat within the feedback with Mike Fitz, discover.org’s resident naturalist, and rangers from Katmai Nationwide Park throughout our weekly Q&As. Deliver your questions on bears, salmon, and Katmai.

Brown Bear Superlatives

Select your favourite bear amongst many classes together with “most revered mother” and “greatest angler” on this post-Fats Bear Week celebration and fundraiser for the Katmai Conservancy. New superlatives are chosen every day from October 6 – 9 on the Brooks Falls YouTube web page.

A Brown Bear Celebration

October 9 at 4 p.m. Jap / 1 p.m. Pacific on the Brooks Reside Chat channel.

After Fats Bear Week concludes, bears proceed to fish at Brooks River and the Katmai Conservancy continues its work in help of Katmai Nationwide Park. Be part of the Katmai’s Conservancy’s Sara Wolman, discover.org’s Mike Fitz, and a number of other particular visitors for this dwell occasion celebrating the 2021 brown bear season at Brooks River.

Acquired Questions?

Did you see one thing on the bearcams you’re inquisitive about? Or, would you prefer to submit a query prematurely for our dwell occasions? Ask it right here. Rangers and skilled employees could reply your query in a dwell chat, within the bearcam feedback, or in a weblog put up.

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